Lightweight and stylish with 8x or 10x magnification and a wide field-of-view, the Sportstar EX is compact enough to fit easily into a pocket or pouch.
If youâre looking for compact binoculars with fantastic optics then the Sportstar EX
has everything you want and more. With an easy to carry, fold-up design the Sportstar EX
is perfect for those unexpected moments when you want to take a closer look. Combining sophisticated optics and advanced lens technologies, these lightweight binoculars achieve sharp, clear views, whatever the weather. As the perfect travel companion the Sportstar EX
models are ideal for trekking, nature watching, spectator sports or indoors at the theatre.
Nikon continue to deliver first class optical technology in small packages for convenient living, and the Sportstar EX is no exception. Available in magnification powers of 8x or 10x for stable hand-held images, both models are expertly crafted. Incorporating 25mm diameter objective lenses and high-quality Roof prisms in a design that optimises use of the compact dimensions, a strong performance is assured to deliver a spectacular view. For balanced colour reproduction, Multilayer-coated lenses deliver superior light transmission, resulting in bright, clear images, even in poor light. With a wide field of view, following moving subjects such as birds in flight is made easy, and the close-focusing distance of just 2.5m in the 8x model provides additional flexibility, allowing use with less-distant subjects. No matter what seat you are in, the Sportstar EX promises to give you a front row view.
Categories covered by the Sportstar EX Series
Durable, compact and lightweight binoculars with medium magnification are ideal travelling companions.
A wide field of view covers the playing area with 7x-10x magnification best for fast moving sports. For an enhanced view, zoom-type binoculars are extremely practical.
||Birdwatching, Nature watching
7x-10x magnification is most suitable for nature viewing with 8x-12x models recommended for wildlife at a greater distance. A wide field of view is best for tracking birds in flight.
Magnification of 4x-8x is recommended for general theatre use. For focusing in on individuals 7x-10x is most suitable.
||Outdoors, Camping, Hiking
Durability and portability are the perfect combination when enjoying rugged outdoor activities. Models which feature rubber armouring and waterproofing are ideal.
Ready for whatever mother nature throws at them, the Sportstar EX models employ a waterproof and fog-free construction. With a robust housing, the binoculars are waterproof up to 2 metres for 5 minutes, and to prevent fog or mould from forming inside the optical system, Nikon have used O-ring seals and nitrogen gas, so a sudden change in weather wonât cloud your view.
For ease of use, Nikon have provided features to ensure you get the very best from these compact binoculars. So whether you wear glasses, contact lenses, or use your binoculars without either, youâll have the perfect view of your chosen subject. Compensating for differences between your left and right eye, the twist-type dioptre ring helps you achieve the sharpest possible image. For comfort, the multi-click turn-and-slide rubber eyecups can either be positioned outwards to provide a good eye rest or retracted when using sunglasses or other eyewear.
For ultimate convenience, the Sportstar EX binoculars have been ergonomically designed with modern-day living in mind. Using finely tuned engineering for comfortable handling, the body is covered with a rubber-armoured housing to secure a firm grip even in wet conditions. The central focusing wheel is perfectly positioned for ease of use, while the fold-up design ensures easy storage in a pocket or purse.
With effortless operation, portability and impeccable optics, youâll never miss even sudden changes in the act with the Sportstar EX from Nikon.
Sportstar EX - Model Comparison
The Sportstar EX is available in two magnifications. Take a look at the table below comparing the capabilities of each model.